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2014-04-08 12:22:16

MOSES LAKE, Wash., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association (CSRIA) held a special briefing on Friday, April 4 in Moses Lake regarding the status and progress of the CSRIA's Privately Funded/Financed Project in which Odessa Aquifer deep well irrigators would privately fund/finance and build lateral pipelines (Systems 1-4) east from the East Low Canal to bring surface water to the Odessa Subarea east of the Moses Lake area (from Moses Lake to...

2009-01-15 15:15:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee panel conducted the nomination hearing for Senator Ken Salazar, incoming Secretary of the United States Department of the Interior. As the chief steward of our public lands, Interior Secretary Nominee Salazar will inherit one of Oregon's most significant land use decisions -- a proposal to build Oregon's first off-reservation casino in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge. Leaders...

2008-12-31 07:25:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association (CSRIA) will be donating a truckload of potatoes and apples to the White Center Food Bank (10829 8th Ave SW) in Seattle on Tuesday, January 6th. The donation came about as a result of a meeting a couple of months ago that CSRIA had with Rep. Sharon Nelson (D-Vashon, 34th Legislative District), who then helped connect the association to the White Center Food Bank. "As we fight through this recession,...

2008-10-06 15:00:17

By Bill Lee The Seattle Times, Sept. 30: Retired Seattle Mariner Edgar Martinez and his wife Holli stand to provide valuable assistance in efforts to encourage more minority students to attend college and steer at least some of them toward a teaching career. The Martinez Foundation has two goals. First, to get more minority students, particularly Latinos, to choose college by offering scholarships and other help. The second, which is equally important, is to diversify the teachers corps...

2008-09-03 09:00:21

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) -- The South Fork of the Snake River is flowing at more than 10,000 cubic feet per second, the highest rate measured in decades on Sept. 1. In recent years, the river that cuts through southeastern Idaho typically drops to 8,000 cfs by the end of August. But Mike Beus, a Bureau of Reclamation hydrologist, says irrigation demand and water supply is allowing for the higher flows. The river flowed at 13,100 cfs on Sept. 1, 1966. That marked the last time the river,...

2008-07-26 12:00:35

By Kathie Durbin, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 26--CAPE HORN -- Dave Bennick maneuvered his forklift into position at the front of the rambling, low-slung house. Daniel Casati revved up his chain saw and sliced through the posts supporting the front walkway's roof. Bennick slid the forks under the roof section, deftly lifted it in one piece and set it down away from the house. Bennick is a deconstruction pro with a national reputation. On this job, he's a consultant to Green...

2008-07-24 21:00:25

By ALLEN THOMAS The Cape Horn loop trail passes under this waterfall south of state Highway 14. The U.S. Forest Service has released preliminary alternatives for a Cape Horn recreation plan that include moving the popular trail away from its passing underneath a scenic waterfall near the Columbia River. Comments on the alternatives will be accepted by the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area office in Hood River through Wednesday. For planning purposes, Cape Horn is the area in...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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